Iu-Kiao-Li; Or, the Two Fair Cousins. a Chinese Novel. from the Fr. Version of M. Abel-Remusat

Iu-Kiao-Li; Or, the Two Fair Cousins. a Chinese Novel. from the Fr. Version of M. Abel-Remusat

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1827 edition. Excerpt: ...of the house: their children are considered as children of the first, inherit equally with her own, and dine at the same table, whilst their mothers, the second wives, are excluded from this last. Page 93, line 3 from the bottom, " his mourning being over." For a father, mother, or the emperor, the Chinese mourn three years, during which period they wear coarse white garments, and retire from all public employments, rc. Page 124, line 22, "remedy." The emperor Yingtsoong ultimately returned from his captivity, but was compelled by the reigning emperor, his younger brother, to abdicate the throne. Page 131, line 1, "ounce ofsilver." Six shillings and three pence. Page 58, line 8, " Wen, (literature) and of Wang, (to look.) Erratum--should be " Wan, literature, and King, magistrate." Page 159, note, "midnight." The Chinese divide the night into five watches, of two hours each, and the natural day into twelve hours; their first hour begins at our eleven at night, and terminates at our one in the morning, and so of the rest. Page 166 note (erratum) Twelve shillings and sixpence. Page 171, line 15. One English mile. Page 205, last line, "yelo." Tol de rol. Page 221, line 32, "miles." Seventeen or twenty English miles. END OF THE FIRST VOLUME. LONDON: Printed by William Clowes, 14, Charing Cross. TWO MUCH EAGERNESS WILL SOMETIMES CAUSE US TO TURN OUR BACKS UPON THE OBJECT WE ARE IN SEARCH OF. "The most inaccessible retreat will not secure a beautiful flower from being gathered. To the ardour inspired by a charming object nothing is unattainable. The delicate lily is exposed to the insults of the wind and the rain, and the odorous bud to the attacks of the butterfly and the...show more

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  • Paperback | 150 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 281g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236524314
  • 9781236524317